Known also as a Blue-Green Chromis Damselfish, it is native to the Red Sea and the Indo-Pacific Ocean area. Found in lagoons, passages and outer reefs, this fish prefers to live in groups or schools. It is a great fish for the beginning aquarist as it is peaceful, easy to care for and does not cause a lot of havoc in the tank, as many damselfish tend to do. It will also encourages other shy fish out into the open. Their body is a light green with blue-green scales and a light green forked tail.
Size: 1" to 2"; can get up to 3"
No. in Tank: Best kept in a school of min. 6(+) fish.
Tank: min. 30 gallon
Food: (Carnivore) Most food is accepted. Needs a varied diet of meats and vegetables.
Adaptation: Must introduce at least six fish, doing so at the same time. They need many hiding places and, being energetic fish, room to swim. They will also easily accept any peaceful tank-mate into it's school. These fish will not tolerate new tank conditions. Place them in an established system.
Compatibility: These fish are ideal for, and do best in, a reef system fish; it will shoal (gather around), coral heads. Large predators generally do not faze these damselfish. They are safe with both corals and invertebrates.
**GOOD BEGINNER FISH